Amber alert for heavy rain and lightning

Amber alert for heavy rain and lightning

Amber alert for heavy rain and lightning

Written by Staff Writer

04 Oct, 2019 | 4:27 pm

Colombo (News 1st): The Meteorology Department has issued an Amber alert for heavy rain and lightning at 1:30 PM today (October 4).

Accordingly, they note that thundershowers accompanied by severe lightning and heavy rainfall of about 100 mm are likely to occur at several places in the Western, Sabaragamuwa, Central and North-Western provinces as well as in the Galle, Anuradhapura, Mannara, Vavuniya, and Mullativu districts.

The Met department adds that there may be temporary localized strong winds during thundershowers. It requests the general public to take adequate precautions to minimize damages caused by lightning activities.

Source | meteo.gov.lk

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